Indians in Washington


Meyers, Victor A.

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Meyers, Victor A. Indians in Washington. [Olympia, Washington]: Privately Printed, N.D. [Circa, 1965]. First printing. pp. 48. Slim 8vo. Utilitarian pamphlet binder houses the original pamphlet which features a colourful title page bearing the image of variety of traditional Indigenous masks, totem poles and mountainous scene in the background. Replete with many black and white photographs and illustrations of the Indigenous peoples of Washington State, their arts and crafts, dress, tools, means of transportation. One black and white map amongst the rear endpapers. Sections include: The Indian Houses, Furniture, Cooking and Housekeeping; Men’s and Women’s Work; Headgear, Ornaments, Tattooing and Beauty Care; Hunter’s Clothing; Naming, Wedding, Marriage; Slaves; Medicine; The Indian Doctor; Herbal Remedies, et al. Also included is a detailed listing of the various tribes and groups residing in Washington State at time of publication and their relative populations as well as the approximate acreage of the lands which they inhabited. Date stamps to endpapers, contents otherwise remains overwhelmingly bright and clean with tight, sound binding; very good+. Scarce with no copies housed at LAC/BAC, Peel. Victor A. Meyers served at the 11th Lt. Governor of Washington from January 9, 1933 to January 12, 1953. Hardcover. (#900) $75.00